Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Pennsylvania

Precipitation Rankings, October 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2016
1-Month
4.31"
(109.47mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
1.14"
(28.95mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2015 1963
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1976
Sep–Oct 2016
2-Month
7.86"
(199.64mm)
6.75"
(171.45mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2014 1963
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2011
Aug–Oct 2016
3-Month
11.95"
(303.53mm)
10.62"
(269.75mm)
1.33"
(33.78mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2015 1930
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2011
Jul–Oct 2016
4-Month
15.74"
(399.80mm)
14.81"
(376.17mm)
0.93"
(23.63mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2015 1930
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2018
Jun–Oct 2016
5-Month
19.09"
(484.89mm)
18.98"
(482.09mm)
0.11"
(2.80mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2008 1930
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2018
May–Oct 2016
6-Month
22.97"
(583.44mm)
22.91"
(581.91mm)
0.06"
(1.53mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2008 1930
66th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2018
Apr–Oct 2016
7-Month
25.60"
(650.24mm)
26.55"
(674.37mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2008 1963
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2018
Mar–Oct 2016
8-Month
27.56"
(700.02mm)
30.04"
(763.02mm)
-2.48"
(-63.00mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
98th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2011
Feb–Oct 2016
9-Month
31.50"
(800.10mm)
32.64"
(829.06mm)
-1.14"
(-28.96mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2013 1963
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2011
Jan–Oct 2016
10-Month
33.89"
(860.81mm)
35.69"
(906.53mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 2001 1963
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2018
Ties: 1935
Dec 2015–Oct 2016
11-Month
37.99"
(964.95mm)
38.79"
(985.27mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2007 1963
79th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2011
Nov 2015–Oct 2016
12-Month
40.05"
(1,017.27mm)
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
-1.95"
(-49.53mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2001 1963
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2011
May 2015–Oct 2016
18-Month
65.98"
(1,675.89mm)
64.86"
(1,647.44mm)
1.12"
(28.45mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2002 1963
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2019
Nov 2014–Oct 2016
24-Month
82.39"
(2,092.71mm)
83.94"
(2,132.08mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2002 1964
79th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2019
Nov 2013–Oct 2016
36-Month
126.83"
(3,221.48mm)
125.92"
(3,198.37mm)
0.91"
(23.11mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1965
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2019
Nov 2012–Oct 2016
48-Month
167.49"
(4,254.25mm)
167.91"
(4,264.91mm)
-0.42"
(-10.66mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2021
Nov 2011–Oct 2016
60-Month
212.45"
(5,396.23mm)
209.89"
(5,331.21mm)
2.56"
(65.02mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2003 1966
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 18, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/